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All about fishing for alligator gar, bowfin, chain pickerel, longnose gar, muskie, paddlefish and spotted gar in AL.

Larger lakes across the state, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Lake Eufaula, Guntersville Lake, Lake Harding, Lake Jordan, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Martin, Lake Mitchell, Lake Neely Henry, Pickwick Lake, Smith Lake, Lake Tuscaloosa, Lake Wedowee - Harris Lake, Lake Weiss, West Point Lake, Wheeler Lake, Wilson Lake and others.

Other Available Species

Alligator Gar

Alligator gar

World record: 279 lbs

State Record: 151 lbs 9 oz

Bowfin

Bowfin

World record: 21 lbs 8 oz

State Record: 18 lbs 6 oz

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel

World record: 9 lbs 6 oz

State Record: 6 lbs 6 oz

Longnose Gar

Longnose gar

World record: 50 lbs 5 oz

State Record: 32 lbs 14 oz

Muskie

Muskie (Muskellunge)

World record: 69 lbs 9 oz

State Record: 19 lbs 8 oz

Paddlefish

Paddlefish

World record: 144 lbs

State Record: 52 lbs 12 oz
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Spotted Gar

Spotted gar

World record: 9 lbs 12 oz

State Record: 8 lbs 12 oz

Click the images and links above for species details.

The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.

Alabama Miscellaneous State Record Fish

The state record bowfin was caught in the Lake Tuscaloosa.

The state record chain pickerel was taken out of Dyas Creek.

The state record longnose gar was caught from Jordan Reservoir.

The state record muskie was caught in Wilson Dam tailwater.

The state record paddlefish was caught from Wilson Dam tailwater.

The state record spotted gar was caught in Cotaco Creek.

For info about local sauger fishing, visit the AL walleye page.

 

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